Dana Brawley

Dana B.

Mechanicsville, VA
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Dana delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
August 1996

Hi. My name is Dana B. I have a passion for teaching students how to read music, understand basic theory and even choose some of your own music without feeling the frustrating pressure that is often associated with music lessons. I teach a foundation of piano method, technique and theory, using classics with a good mix of fun and contemporary music thrown in! I also teach voice and performance.

I was formally trained in piano for over 10 years by a teacher from the National Guild of Piano Teachers and I have been playing for more than 30 years. I have extensive professional and volunteer experience teaching children/youth of all ages. Time slots are available both after school hours and during the school day for home-schoolers.

I would love to share my knowledge and enthusiasm about music with you and your child!

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Christian Ed & Church Music
Aug 2000 - Mar 2003
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond
Bachelor of Business/ Organizational Management
Aug 1993 - May 1996
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs


Virginia Music Teachers Association
Sep 2016

The mission of MTNA is to advance the value of music study and music making in society and to support the professionalism of music teachers. The mission is accomplished by members who teach with competence, act with integrity, volunteer services to MTNA programs, provide professional support for colleagues and communities, and comply with all laws and regulations that impact the music teaching profession. The mission calls for an ethical commitment to students, to colleagues, and to society.

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Music Teachers National Association
May 2016

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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National Federation of Music Club
May 2016

Since its founding in 1898, the NFMC has grown into one of the world’s largest music organizations with club and individual members of all ages. The NFMC is chartered by the Congress of the United States, and is the only music organization member of the United Nations. NFMC provides opportunities for musical study, performance and appreciation to more than 200,000 senior, student and junior members in 6,500 music-related clubs and organizations nationwide. Members are professional and amateur musicians, vocalists, composers, dancers, performing artists, arts and music educators, music students, generous music patrons and benefactors, and music lovers of all ages.

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4 Reviews

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Melvin S. Dec 21, 2018
Singing · In home

Dana is an incredible teacher. I was nervous because this is my 1st time taking lessons she quickly put me at ease and made me feel comfortable. I had a great time and can't wait for my next lesson.

my S. Oct 26, 2017
Piano · In home

Wonderful lesson! Dana really takes the time to get to know you and teach based on your current skill level and best learning style.

Jeorose Basilan Sep 18, 2017
Piano · In studio

Ms. Dana has a way with my daughter that promotes excitement to learn and interest in being better. We love her .

Frank Sep 18, 2017
Singing · In studio

Dana helps her student quickly identify and begin improving upon areas needed to gain proficiency, doing so with warm encouragement and a positive, collaborative process. I'd highly recommend her to aspiring performers or those wanting to improve their skills!

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